Re: jaws 10 looses focus

Hi,
I shut my internal mouse off for that reason and it didn't change a thing. I thought I was going crazy. This problem is very annoying. I have jaws 10 with windows xp. On a slightly separate issue, sometimes jaws locks the key board up and only the tab key will work but not the alt or the control or other function keys. If I don't have sighted assistance to get rid of jaws, because of course the alt f4 won't work, I have to just do a hard boot. This seems to happen after I lose focus a couple of times. Does this happen to anyone else?

Christine
----- Original Message ----- From: "alice dampman" <alicedh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: jaws 10 looses focus


I find this happens often when I'm using the laptop, and I sort of assumed it was because of the mouse pad (the kind that sighted people use with their fingertip) being right in the middle that somehow, my fingers reaching for keys or the space bar or alt key or something are triggering that mouse pad thing.
   Does that make any sense?
Alice
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----- Original Message ----- From: "James Homuth" <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 4:29 PM
Subject: RE: jaws 10 looses focus


Funnily enough, I've never had the sticky keys issue. I'm not exactly sure
what's causing the other issue, though granted that's largely because I
haven't bothered to troubleshoot it.

James,
List Admin

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Dave Carlson
Sent: June 12, 2009 4:25 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: jaws 10 looses focus

James,

Hmmm. Doesn't happen to me except very rarely with JAWS 9. Perhaps this is
also related to the video chip involved?

I do always have (and will probably always have) the issue with sticky keys, such as Alt or Ctrl being "stuck" and needing to press rapidly to clear. I
guess this was never resolved since back in the days of JAWS 3 and 4. Ah,
well...

Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Homuth" <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 13:13
Subject: RE: jaws 10 looses focus


I'm not sure it's a JAWS 10 issue. I have the same problem from time to
time, often when replying to or otherwise sending an email. Same thing
occasionally when closing IE, and other programs. I'm running the latest
build of JAWS 9.

James,
List Admin

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Dave Carlson
Sent: June 12, 2009 2:39 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: jaws 10 looses focus

Yep. One of the reasons I dumped JAWS 10 and went back to JAWS 9. I was
constantly having problems in IE as well.

Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ann Byrne" <annakb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 10:45
Subject: Re: jaws 10 looses focus


JAWS 10 with Windows XP and Office 2000 and Eudora does the same
thing.  It's pretty casual about what it reads--often the screen I
just closed, as though it were still open.
At 10:01 AM 6/12/2009, you wrote:
Jaws professional 10.0.1511 with Vista ultimate and Office 2007.

While in Outlook I respond to a message.
Hit alt s to send and Jaws leaves me at a blank screen.
I always have to alt tab back into outlook.

This strange occurance also happens in several other applications.
It especially occurs when I alt f4 out of a program.

Mark
The difference between God and I
is that God never thinks He is me.


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